Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

Le FMI et la Banque mondiale annoncent un allégement de plus de 4 milliards de dollars EU de la dette de la Côte d’Ivoire

Washington, le 26 juin 2012 –Le Fonds monétaire international (FMI) et l’Association internationale de développement (IDA) de la Banque mondiale ont approuvé un allégement de 3,1 milliards de dollars EU[1] de la dette de la Côte d’Ivoire au titre de l’initiative en faveur des pays pauvres très endettés (PPTE), ce qui représente une réduction de 24 % de la dette extérieure du pays, plus un allégement de 1,3 milliard de dollars EU [2] au titre de l’initiative d’allégement de la dette multilatérale (IADM)[3]. read more

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IMF and World Bank Announce More Than US$4 Billion in Debt Relief for Côte d’Ivoire

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 –The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) approved US$3.1 billion[1] in debt relief for Côte d’Ivoire under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, representing a 24 percent reduction of its external debt, plus a further US$1.3 billion dollars of debt relief[2] under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI). (1) read more

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World Bank provides US$90 million grant to increase cotton exports, mining revenues and food reserves in Burkina Faso

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World Bank provides US$15 million grant to build business and commercial laws in the OHADA Zone

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Southern African Countries Discuss Ways to Control Tobacco Epidemic

DRC Ambassador Urges British Parliamentarians to Back Investment in Congolese Mining Industry

LONDON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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Equatorial Guinea Proposes The Creation Of An African Agency Focused On Sustainable Development

West African Nation pledged to United Nations agreements on Climate Change, Biological Diversity and Desertification at the UN Rio+20 Conference read more

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Diet Of Early Human Relative Australopithecus Shows Surprises, Says Texas A&M Researcher

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —Australopithecus sediba, believed to be an early relative of modern-day humans, enjoyed a diet of leaves, fruits, nuts, and bark, which meant they probably lived in a more wooded environment than is generally thought, a surprising find published in the current issue of Naturemagazine by an international team of researchers that includes a Texas A&M University anthropologist. read more

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African Capital Cities are in the spotlight.

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Invest in Africa partners with Sunderland AFC

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Civisme : trottoirs et chaussées ne sont pas à confondre

Les règles régissant la circulation routière dans le monde et au Togo en particulier, prévoient la place que les conducteurs de motos, de voitures, les vélos cyclistes, et les piétons doivent occuper. read more

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Togo/zone franche/affaire SPRUKFIELD : les 120 employés licenciés toujours pas réintégrés

Que sont devenus les 120 employés de l’entreprise SPRUKFIELD licenciés depuis le mois de novembre 2010 ? read more

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Only 0.27% of the world’s top 1 million sites are hosted in Africa

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Africa, with its over 1 billion people, has reached a 13.5% Internet penetration rate, and there are plenty of big websites about the continent. read more

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